Adderall, a combination of four different amphetamine salts – Amphetamine Aspartate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate, Amphetamine, and Dextroamphetamine Saccharate. It is a brand name version and schedules II-controlled drug substance. The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved it for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. Sometimes, people use Adderall as an athletic performance enhancer and cognitive performance enhancer.
This combination of salts is also useful in the management of sleep disorders.
Adderall is an FDA controlled drug substance and should only be used under a legal prescription or on a legal recommendation. Never use it recreationally. After getting a legal order, people can buy Adderall online, or from street pharmacies.
- Inactive ingredients
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Colloidal silicon dioxide
- Magnesium stearate and others.
This medication is used as a part of a total treatment program for narcolepsy or ADHD that may include other therapies such as counseling.
A user should take this medication exactly as prescribed by the doctor. The doctor will determine – what is a suitable amount of medication for an individual.
Its tablets are usually taken by mouth – twice or thrice a day. The first dose is generally taken when early wake in the morning. People can take 1 or 2 additional treatments at intervals of 4 to 6 hours.
This medication can be administered with or without food, depending on the user’s will. It is good to use Adderall with food to avoid the risk of overdose.
Adderall should be taken under a fixed schedule without missing any dose. In case of a lack of medication, people can order Adderall online to get an overnight delivery.
What is the most important information people should know about Adderall?
The following have been reported with the use of this medication and other stimulant medicines:
- Herat attack and stroke in adults
- Sudden death in users who have heart problems or heart defects
- Increased blood pressure and heart rate.
Adderall can affect heart rate and blood pressure; the doctor should check patients very carefully for heart problems before initiating the therapy.
It can cause:
- New or worse bipolar illness
- New or worse behavior and thought problems
- New or worse aggressive behavior or hostility
Who should not take Adderall?
People who have any given below conditions – they should not use Adderall.
- Hardening of the arteries or heart disease
- Very anxious, agitated, or tense
- Moderate to severe high blood pressure
- A history of drug abuse
- Using or used other anti-depression medicines
- Glaucoma, allergic to Adderall
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Adderall is not approved for children under three years of age. For children 3 to 5 years of age, initiate with 2.5mg daily. Daily drug amount may be increased in increments of 2.5 mg at an interval of 7 days.
Usual dose 5mg to 60mg per day in divided doses, depending on the user’s response and physical condition.
What are the side effects of Adderall?
Adderall contains certain inactive ingredients, which can cause side effects in some adverse conditions. Sometimes, Adderall side effects occur due to misuse of the drug, but they may also have appeared when using medicine properly.
More common side effects
- Bladder pain, bloody or cloudy urine
- severe, burning, or painful urination
- frequent urge to urinate
- lower back or side pain
- muscle pain or stiffness
- muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
- pain or discomfort in the jaw, arms
- back, or neck
- red, irritated eyes
- red skin lesions, or often with a purple center
- hearing, feeling or seeing object that is not in actual
- swelling of the feet or lower legs
- tightness in the chest
- uncontrolled repeated movements (tics)
- Aggression, Anxiety, Panic, Depression.
- Uncontrollable shaking, Rapid heart rate.
- Diarrhea, upset stomach, Fatigue, Muscle aches, and weakness.
- Rhabdomyolysis, or muscle tissue breakdown.
- Blurry vision, Disorientation, Hallucinations, Rapid breathing,
- Brown urine, or dark red (secondary to rhabdomyolysis).
- Fainting, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of consciousness.